Dani Sordo loses the Rally of Finland due to injury


Dani Sordo will not be able to compete in the Rally of Finland after
suffer a
fracture in one of his vertebrae after the strong accident
during the last week in the test preparation for this test. Despite
the attempts of the Spanish pilot for being able to be in the appointment suomi after traveling to
Spain to undergo the treatment of Dr. Villamor, the particular
conditions of the rally, one of the fastest and with more jumps of the year, you have
led to take this decision.
Deaf will be replaced by Kevin Abbring to the
dashboard of the Hyundai i20 WRC #20 in Finland

It should be remembered that Dani Sordo and Marc Martí were a
remarkable accident during the test prior to the Rally Finland celebrated the
last July 8, when
one of the arms of the suspension of the Hyundai i20 WRC
, which made it lose control of the car after a jump to the pilot
Spanish. The bad fortune wanted that the i20 WRC it struck against a great stone,
that resulted in a fractured vertebra to Dani Sordo and bruises and
bruising to his co-driver Marc Martí.
The Spanish rider even had that
spend a night in hospital for precaution


Despite his improvement, Kevin Abbring and Seb Marshall will be uploaded to the
Hyundai i20 WRC #20 in Finland, as explained by
Michel Nandan
through a little press release:
“Dani is recovering well from his injury
and is making great progress. However,
it is important that you recover
, so we have taken the joint decision of not to participate
in the Rally of Finland. This will allow you to compete in the Rally of Germany to
in mid-August. Kevin Abbring will be replaced at the controls of the car number
20 and
will join the test prior to the rally next week“.

In this aspect it is worth noting that Hyundai Motorsport has been re-scheduled
their testing schedule ahead of the date Finnish. Thierry Neuville, Hayden
Paddon and Kevin Abbring will test the i20 WRC in Finland between days
22 and 25 of July
, every time that Hayden Paddon missed one of the rallies
preparatory because of the damage it suffered in the Hyundai i20 WRC
tests. In the same way, the Korean company has also confirmed that after a
detailed analysis has identified the technical problem and that parts
are being investigated for a mishap, so do not repeat